- 09-22-2011, 12:39 PM #2
Not at all. In the BG's original post, the displayed cases were actually iPhone 4. After readers responded that the photos were not that of the new iPhone 4-s, BG added a new photo and stated that this one was.
What is strange here is the location of the volume toggle. We have seen from the case leaks that the iPhone 5 volume toggle would be on the devices right side (looking at the front). The new BG photo also shows cut out ports on that side.
Who knows if this is an iPhone 4s or 5 picture of a case.
- 09-22-2011, 12:49 PM #3
- 09-22-2011, 01:20 PM #4
In the past...were any of the cases or bumpers or anything available for the newest iPhone before release? I seem to remember going to get the iPhone 4 and only seeing the bumpers available (for what, at the time, i thought was a ridiculous price)...and i remember thinking "I have to be careful for a few days until the new cases hit the stores"...
- 09-22-2011, 03:09 PM #5
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- 09-22-2011, 05:04 PM #8
I see one case. It could be a prototype that slipped out. It could be a mirrored image on a box. It could be anything. Ask the Android crowd how well those leaked cases speak for future devices. Sometimes they mean something. Sometimes they mean nothing. Until the phone shows up on Apple's website for sale, I'll be unable to take these things seriously.
- 09-22-2011, 05:39 PM #9
- 09-22-2011, 06:17 PM #10
Personally I would be really surprised to see Apple actually use the name "4S"... I find it incredibly irritating and nonsensical, unless the "S" means it's twice as fast as the 4.
- 09-22-2011, 06:26 PM #11
And regarding the case and name I'm willing to bet some of the larger company's do get the name as they need to have it on the product/packaging for launch day.
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- 09-22-2011, 07:06 PM #12
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- 09-22-2011, 07:26 PM #15
Also I don't think Apple is giving out more information this year than last year. Remember the big leak last year? lol... I think it's safe to say Apple is being more secretive than ever this year.
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- 09-22-2011, 09:05 PM #22
Consider this, if Apple releases only one phone 4S or 5 then it is the iPhone 5. It comes after iPhone 4 and before iPhone 6 so its really iPhone 5, what Apple calls it has little to do it. Its the 5th iPhone model.
Now IF they release two models the "cheaper" iPhone 4/4S since it may or may not have the processor bump and a new redesigned iPhone then what do we call each model. iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 since they would technically be different models . . . wouldn't they?!
- 09-22-2011, 09:11 PM #23
- 09-23-2011, 12:14 AM #24
That said, I think the name is irrelevant for the huge majority of consumers. Remember all the name-mocking after the iPad was introduced? It didn't stop people from buying it by the millions. iPhone 4S or 4-plus or 4+ or 5....people will still buy tens of millions of them by this Christmas.
- 09-23-2011, 11:29 AM #25